Covered Standing Dish, Westward Ho Pattern

Artist:James Gillinder & Sons

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: 9 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (22.9 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm)



Accession Number: 1994.162.1a-b

Catalogue Description:
Compote or standing dish (a) with cover (b), colorless pressed polished and unpolished (acid frosted) glass, "Westward Ho!" pattern. The finial of the cover is an Indian holding a tomahawk kneeling on a round elevated base. Around the elevated base is a band of grass and tree stumps. This part of the cover as well as the side is acid frosted. On the side of the cover is a continuous molded high relief band of forested mountainous landscape with a log cabin, a running deer, and a bison in the foreground, and a sun in the background. Foot of the base has fluted decoration and a stem with angular knobs; the dish has a scalloped rim and a molded dental band. Condition: Good. Manufacturer's flaws on bottom and on top of stem of dish and near figure on cover. Chips and scratches on rim of dish.

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